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Writing text on my mobile phone

Want to learn how to write text, such as notes or messages? There are various ways of writing text. Follow these easy instructions.

Step 1 of 19

Find "Input languages"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen.

Step 2 of 19

Find "Input languages"

Tap the settings icon.

Step 3 of 19

Find "Input languages"

Tap Language & input.

Step 4 of 19

Find "Input languages"

Tap BlackBerry Keyboard Settings.

Step 5 of 19

Find "Input languages"

Tap Input languages.

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Add writing language

Tap Use system language to turn off the function.

Step 7 of 19

Add writing language

Tap the required language to add it.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

Tap the Return key.

Step 9 of 19

Turn on word suggestion

Tap Prediction and correction.

Step 10 of 19

Turn on word suggestion

Tap Show predictions.

When you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in letters.
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Turn on word suggestion

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Start text input

Open a new note, message or email to bring up the keypad and your mobile phone is ready for text input.

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Write text

Tap the letter keys to key in the required word.

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Write text

Tap the required word and slide it upwards to insert it.

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Write symbols

Tap ?123.

Step 16 of 19

Write symbols

Tap the required numbers or symbols.

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Write symbols

Tap the more symbols icon to see more symbols.

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Write symbols

Tap ABC to go back to text input.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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